Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief (8/25/2011)
IMPORTANT: Hurricane Irene Pre-Landfall Critical Infrastructure Conference Call – Friday August 26, 2011, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP) will be conducting a Hurricane Irene pre-landfall conference call for eastern US critical infrastructure partners on Friday, August 26, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT. The purpose of the call is to update partners on DHS IP Hurricane Irene planning and preparation activities and review processes, procedures, and capabilities should the hurricane make landfall and significantly impact communities and/or critical infrastructure operations. Critical infrastructure partners are recommended to review the Critical Infrastructure Support Annex to the National Response Framework (NRF). The Annex is available at www.fema.gov/nrf.
Pass code: 6147798
If you have difficulty connecting to the conference call, please contact the NICC at 202-282-9201 or NICC@dhs.gov.
August 23, 2011 – The Department of Homeland Security’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) is alerting the cyber ecosystem to be aware that malicious users may seek to exploit interest related to physical events such as earthquakes and hurricanes by generating phishing emails with subject lines and attachment titles related to the incidents. Please click here for more information and the link to the August 23rd PDF Alert Bulletin. http://netforum.avectra.com/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=ISA&WebCode=dhsalerts